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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 251 British Forces Win Big Victory at Elandslaagte. ARMY OF TRANSVAAL ROUTED Opus. White and French Carry the Boer PositloD, Capturing Entire Camp jT<lalpinent. Horses and Wagons. Cavalry In Pursuit of Boers. (I'.y Telegraph.) LONDON. Oct. 22.?At 2 ..?. lurk this morning, the war otiiee postetl tile fol? lowing from General Sir Archibald Hunter: 'Ladysmith, Oct. 21.?S:4f> P. M.? General White rode towards Elahds laagte at 2:30 P. M. The force under General French left here at 4 A. M. by road and rail to .Modders bridge. By 2 I*. M. it had boon graudally strength? ened to the following total: Fifth Lan? cers, a squadron of the Fifth Dragoon, two field batteries, the Natal Field guards, half the Manchester regiment, half the Highlanders, the Imperial Light Horse and two squadrons of Na? tal volunteers. "T remain here in defence of Lady smith with the Gloucester regiment, half the Manchester, half the G -rdon Highlanders, a mountain battery a...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

A WEEK'S BUSINESS Grain Exports Again Run Over Half a Million. corn Largely in the lead Outstrips OatH by 11ir?? Hini'hc.l lliuu . Mlitl Blofclielt.. Samo of th? 1!!^ Car? le"?? Sriic Abroad Last Bf.k fr. in This Poi t. /,v This poi-; lasi week shipped to for '. ign countries 521.i!0:i bushels "f ?rain. 111.HO:; bushels if which was coin an! 110.000 bushels, oats. ?Here arc some of the big car; ocs that wen: out during ill" ivoek: British steamer Magdala, i apt. Mc ? Donald, for Avomnouth?102.85? hush els of corn: 110.000 Irusihels of .-.its: :!.2fifi grain bags: 01 separation cloths. The Magdala als- bis .in board .V'.-I'Vi bus'nels of Norfolk corn. The Herman steamer Alban .. Capt. ICudenhob.1. arrietl to ?-|a nburg TT.Ill bushels of corn; ?.!?t-l pieces' of oak lumber: 750 pieces of poplar: 1.02! bun? dles of oak: 1.6511 tierces lard: 2:0! sacks :isbestas ore: 2SS sacks mill feed: ::T.I11 ?packs of sftoves: v:: poplar logs: 22? wal? nut logs; 2.222 sa.-ks of" otloti seed meal; ."...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

TBE TUNNEL PLAN Followed With Success by Old] Dominion Land Co. ITS NEW SEW LR SYSTEM JUt-ltl Vive Veet In Ulamiiltc Ex'?iir1luf-' from the River Acrott* thiKa lroul Track. An Object Union to Others Building Servers. The Old Dominion Land Company is engaged in a mammoth and intereting enterprise in the North End. ?All that section to the north and east of the "Huntington triangle" is being drained by a magnifieen-t" sewer sys? tem, laid, by the way, cn business principles. The undertaking is eomparutive'y gigantic, and. in some respects, to fur as this Community is concerned, uniu'ie. 'The feature of the work is "lie > H?r? nums tunnel which is vicing built undo, the tract from the river hack ticro-u the railroad, a distance of about MUAOter or u mile. This tunnel f?rSB the main into which all th ? rest id' fife system is conducted'. It falls into ?j river just above the Hriarfield Road, at a depth of something over forty feet beleiw the surface .of the hill, which Otlts it about...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

C. B. THAOKBR, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in the name of the company, or <io make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER OP THE DAIRY PRESS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News. Va? Poetoffice as second-class matter. SUNDAY. OCTOBER 22. Pjr... 'MIDDLE GROUND BAP. It is to be hoped that tie- eslhm.i ? ? f General Wilsen for the .lames river, which is saiil to include a sum sulfi? ion; to dredge the '.Middle Ground b ir to a ?uniform depth of thirty feet at roan low tide, will lind a place in lite iiex; river and harbor bill that passes tie National Congress. In spite of its vast and growing im? portance, the waters in this section have not received in recent years the consideration to w...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

BODY TAKEN SOME! Remains of Beam Sent to! Johnstown. PATHETIC SCENE AT OLDPOINT Wlf* of ib?? I)< ad Muii Arrlv? ? Teu Sllnn tea Atter His Body Had Been Ship? ped. More Facts About His Had Death. 'The remains of .Mv. Irbine 1".. Beam, the young soldier who died at Fort Monroe Friday night from the effects of a blow on the head Indicted by a-.i unknown assailant, were sent to his late home in Johnstown. Pa., last night. Tip- body was escorted Trent the fort, to the Old Point wharf by a detachment from the hospital corps, while "Old Glory" entirely covered the box containing' the casket in which ilw body lay. ? Mr. George W. Schiheff. of Philadel phia. a friend of the deceased, arrive^ at Old Point yesterday morning Cor (he purpose of arranging the departure of the young soldier's body. One of the saddest scenes ever wit? nessed at Old Point tool: place last i night when the steamer from Washing- ] ton tied up. On baard the vessel was j the young wife of the murdered man. ? who had ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

MARKET REPORTS NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK, Oct. 21.?The traders in stocks -were unable to induce any no? ticeable movement in prices during the two hours of trading today. Hears ?were inclined to attack the industrial specialties when it became evident that the bulls were not in an aggressive mood. Sales for short account were in evidence in the specialties. some of ?which dropped off a point or over. Re? alizing was also manifest in Pullman and New York Central, but the decline in prices brought out no large offerings and the beers had generally covered their contracts before the bank state? ment appeared, bringing back to about last night's level. The total sales of stocks today were 20R.3O0 shares. The leading stocks closed as follows: Atchison . 21 Atchison, pref'd . G4V.V P.alto. & Ohio . 52% Canadian Pacific . 03 Canada Southern . ?">-'? Chesa. & Ohio . 2".":, Chicago Great Western . I4'4 Chic. Bur. & Quincy .13Ps Chic. ind. & Eouis. 12'/J Chic. Ind. Eo...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

MUKUJS'rfKU'S DASH FOR LIBEKTT. FIuuVxhii Seized the ShtrlfTd Kaby and Fled. Hut Was Krcnptured, (By Telegraph.) ATLANTA. GiA.. Oct. 21.?Edward C. Flanagan, the Dekalb county murder ????r. broke from his cell in tile Dekalb ?county jail this morning. As he d'jshc-d 'through t'ne door and past the guard v*-ho had the murderer's breakfast ii? b*s hands, he snatched up the two year old baby of Sheriff Talley. Drawing a long knife from his sleeve and clasping the child to his hall' clad breast, the prisoner flad down the jail stairway to? wards the street and liberty. Down one flight of steps and then through a corridor leading to the sner ifV's residence, the only avenue of es? cape from the prison. Flanagan sped, holding the screaming child in Iiis l i t arm ard brandishing his knife in hi? right ban.:. HE IS UK 'A'PT'IJ RED. Hut for the presence of the sheriff 3n the corridor, Flanagan would have escaped. Sheriff Talley happened to be in tlie room into which Flanagan dashed. Mrs. Tal...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 22 October 1899

r. M. C A. NOTE?. Important Alerting <?f Klnanc?? Committee Momtay. Rev. C. A. Freed, of Middlebrcok. Vn.. will be the speaker at the men's meeting this afternoon a: 1 o'clock. The hoy's meetings will he resumed this afternoon at l'::'.o o'clock. The general secretary will be in ..barge. The membership committee will meet Tuesday evening at 7:ir>j'. M. The Finance Committee will hold an important meeting Monday afternoon at f. o'clock. Quite a number of che members are camera enthusiasts. A good dark room is much needed, as a!) ..f the develop? ing has to be done at night. Sein, very remarkable produ tents are being produced. The latest being a -rteatn launch iloating placidly up in the clouds. Silin.? very creditable pictures are shown by some of tie- ' fotografers. ' Two new rocking chairs wer.' pre? sented to the rooms by Mrs. Post Its; week: this very valuable acquisition .was much appreciated. New articles of furniture or ornament which will make the rooms more home-like,...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

r Associated Press Dispatches. VOL. IV. 252 GEN. CRONJE CAPTIVE Aod 500 Boers Slain by Baden Powell at Mafeking. ACCORDING TO LAST REPORT Army at Transvaal Undismayed by British Victory, Boers ItoaMt Dundee Is Cut Off. Lord TVolsUy's Ke]>ort Alarms British War Ottice '.By Telegraph.) LONDON, Oct. 24.?Tile correspond? ent of the Daily .Mail at Durban. -Natal. says : "An ofliclal of the Bananza mine, -who lias just arrived from Pretoria, de? clares that while there he heard that i'olonel Baden-Powell, the British coin maiuler at Mafeking-. hail captured General Cronje and thirty other Boers ami dad killed 500." ?NO MES'SAOE FROM FUELD. l.ONDCi.N, Oct. 24.?iNo news yet re? ceived tends to dispel the apprehension caused by Lord Wolsiey's brief sum? mary of the situation. A pietermarltz burg dispatch says that the censor now permits no messages to be sent from ihe front. Other dispatches represent ihe Boers boasting that Dundee is ab? solutely cut off, and assert despite the British v...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

TUE FIRST DISTRICT Second Convention of the Pyth? ians Thursday. A LIST UP THE LODGES Neai Is Two Thousand Ki.lg&ts In Tl.lt District. Uraud Cliauurllor Callett Will u? Hrrr. Col. Caball to Speak. The second meeting of the -First Dis? trict convention of the Knights of Pythias will be hehl here Thursday night in file hall of Warwick Lodge Xo. 72. The session will begin at 7:30 o'clock and last until perhaps midnight. According to the returns of Decem? ber 31, Isa.S. liiere were in this First District 1.656 Pythians. but this num? ber has considerably increased since that date. For instance. Warwick Lodge has grown from seventy-six to about ninety. There has been a cor? responding increase in ihe membership of Keeoughtan Lodge. No. 2$, in Hamp? ton. In fact, all the lodges will prob? ably show an augmented membership. Norfolk is a veritable Pythian string hold, as ihe following list of lodges in the district will f'how: iNorfolk. No. 9. Norfolk: Charity No. 10, Norfolk: 'Portsmou...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

KAISED THE DATE Episcopal Cornerstone Laying Vvill be Thursday. PURE OLD ENGLISH GOTHIC Notable EmiojilB ur T3i?i Style of AtcUl tectnru. I><??crlptlc>u of tbo Ituild lug. Will Cost. Vk h?u Coin pl ted 830,000. it. has been practically decided new that the laying- of the cornerstone of ihe new St. Paul Episcopal church will .not take place until Thursday after? noon, 'November 2, instead of on Wed? nesday. November 1. Rev. J. Francis Ribble, the rector, has been .unable to communicate as yet wTlfh Bishop Randolph concerning- this change, but it is believed that Dr. Randolph will be able to come Thurs? day. If not some other arrangement will have to be made. 'Rapid progress is being made on the building by the con tractors, Kennedy & Hamilton, and, notwithstanding the fact thai the stone trimmings have beert delayed two weeks in arriving, it is thought that ihe edifice will be com? pleted within contract time, or by March 1. The contractors were ex? ceedingly fortunate i...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

fNlff C. E. THACKER. Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY BY THE Dally Press Company COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE) IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in the name of the company, or to make purchases in the name of the same, except upon orders signed bv the PUBLISHER OF THE DAILY PRESS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Poetoffice as second-class matter. '1 t'ES DAY. OCTOBER 24. IS99. TH'AT SURRENDER RUMOR. While it is probable that tin- I: er.-, could not do a wiser thing than to of? fer an unconditional surrender to the British, the chances of their adopting such a course of proceeding is by no means encouraging at this (-pe.'ial juncture. The losses and re? verses suffered by the Africanders up lo this time are, of course, significant of other and more serious reverses to follow, but they have scarcely been of such ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

Mr. Thomas B. Bobbitt Made an Attempt at Suicide. HE WAS FOUND UNCONSCIOUS No Keaaon Assigned for the Rash Act. Dr. Wortnlngton Succeeds In Kevlvlng Him After Hard Work. Dr. McGregor's Able Dlicoorit. Mr. Thomas B. Bobbitt, .aged about 2G yurs. tried to end his life by commit? ting suicide at his room in the "New Barnes' Hotel" last night shortly after !) o'clock, by taking an overdose of mor? phine. Mr. Bobbitt has been Th Hampton for some time as the local representative of the North American Lightning Rod Company, of Norfolk, and since his ar? rival here he has been stopping at the 'New Barnes' Hotel, of which Mr. J. M. Guthrie is the proprietor. Yesterday- he complained of feeling badly and last night he went to his room ostensibly to lie down. He asked Mr. Claude Jordan, a" young friend of his, who is also a boarder at the hotel, to purchase for him some morphine, claiming that he wanted the drug for the purpose of easing his headache. The medicine was purchased and the young m...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

?S TO THAT PAYING Recommendations Made by the Street Committee. SHEET ASPHALTTHROUGHOUT For Washington Avenue. Twenty-lifth Street to Oak Avenue. The Other ThorouBbfareH. BM8 for the Ap? proaches to the Brldgi-a. Owing to certain complications in the sewer situation the council will no; meet tonight. Tie- city Fathers will probably get together in si.k>! session either Thursday or Friday night. This session will be ??ailed to consider the sewer business. to let tie- contract foi tie- approa< lies to the bridges over the railroad, and probably to consider pav? ing. T'ho next regular meeting of tin council is two weeks from tonight: This is some tin.IT and lie- Street committee is anxious lo get start-.1 on I The Streel 'Committee met last night for tie- purpose of dis-ussing paving. Before this i|uestion was taken up. 'Air. Ford stated that the ice house across I'd viel' K-.ad below pier G had bi-en removed by the fiiiesapeake and After some delay, the committee de? cided to re...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

NOTES OF SBIPPINO. The Armstrongs of England, builders! of the cruiser New Orleans and ulso| ? >1" the Albany?the latter a sister vessel of the New Orleans and now under construction at their yard?have pro t'sted against the statements made de? rogatory to the stability of the New ' irleans. In a letter to an American correspondent the English firm says: "We have looked for some time for a contradiction of the obviously untrue statements which have been published, but no such contradiction has appeared. We should be sorry to think that the reports in question had been published with the intention of unfairly misre? presenting our work and unfairly pre? judicing us in the eyes of other nations We cannot suppose that this is the case. The vessel in question (the New Or? leans) was not, it is true, built in con? sultation with the United States tech? nical officers. She and the Albany were purchased from the Brazilian govern? ment in an emergency with our" con? currence, but not at ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 24 October 1899

TALKED IT OVER Business Men's Association Dis? cussed Paving. WANT ACTION POSTPONED Legislativ? Committed Will A?k Council to VF tilt Until the Sewer dyittiu la Ac cepted. Thli Fltm Want* to Locate Htre. The Business Men's Association mot last night with a s"'"l attendance an.l talked paving till a late hour with th* result that a resolution was adopted accepting the re]>ort of the Legislative Committee, which had recommended to the council vitrified brick paving for all streets except 'River Road, gradients thereto, and bridge tip proa.-lies. Tie' committee was continued and request? ed to appear before the council and . n deavor to get that body to defer fur? ther notion in ili" matter of paving until the sewer system is accepted, and. 'ailing in this, to urge upon the ,oun eil the committee's report as to ma? terial. Mr. Irwin Tucker moved I (nil an ex? ception be made In the e?se of 'Wash? ington avenue, which he recommend? ed should he paved with sheet asphalt. ?His motion w...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 25 October 1899

<4 ^^?????W^?r^??rtr^^ i > Associated \ | Press ; > Dispatches. VOL. IV. 253 E He is Forced to Abandon Both Dundee and Olencoe. HAS NOT JOINED GEN. WHITE Bla ??SitcoefcKful Action" Seems to be a| Fiasco. .loubert'H Column and Free State Troopn Motli Hobt Strong Positions. (By Telegraph.) IjONDON, Oct. 25 ?The following I dispatch frotn General t'ir George Stew? art White .to the Marquis of Lans-I dmvne, secretary of state for war. re? ceive..! last evening at 11 o'clock was ] posted at the war office soon after midnight: "La'dysmiuh, Oct. 24.-9 P. M.?In? formation received yesterday showed that the Boers had established them? selves in considerable numbers in an exceedingly strong position west or ?the main road leading from ?Ladywmiilh to] Dundee. 1 also had information that the Dundee force, formerly command? ed by General Sy-monds und since his wounding, commanded by General Yule was falling back on LAdy smith by way of the Helpmakaar road, Reith and the valleys of the W...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 25 October 1899

it mm mm mad Colored People of East End Up in Arms. IXDIONXTION MEETING HELD Keteut Iii? Revived Attempt to Get Liquor l.lceinn In Rast Kud Just Out In tlie Count*. A'torof y Ci??r k Censur? ed C.pr. FhUl.U' S at. meat. The Colored Protective Association of Ease End. and others n..t in the or? ganization, is up In arms again -against the efforts of the liquor men to get a foothold in their community. 'Another mass meeting has been held at which decisive action has been taken. The association lias been successful in its fight against the liquor interests here? tofore, and stands ready to fight unti' i he lai-rt ditch is rea lied. The cause of the present situation lies in the renewed efforts on the part of certain liquor men to establish them? selves in the Pas: Knd, where licenses have been consistently refused by both Judge 'Lee and Judge 'Blacks-tone. On 'Mon.lay. Cap*. J- A. Pichls, who represents the association, went up to Warwick Courthouse and found to his surprise that two g...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 25 October 1899

TBE RETAIL CLERKS Movement on Foot to Unionize Them. HOSWI AL COMMITTEEMLKTS Toulgtit lu (i.vlRo Wkyi utid M??ii?, Plann Hud Orgautz?lton f?r tbt Fioposrd llMlllutlou. Meeting ?.f ('. nlral Labor Union Friday Might. Snrr.p time ago, as will be remember? ed, the retail clerks of the city made a dismal attempt to form an independ? ent organization, the immediate pur? pose-of which was to seoure the early closing of the stores in the spring and summer months. The plan fell through for many rea? sons, hut the merchants, who are noth? ing if not considerate, agreed to arid did close their stores at the earliest mo? ment possible consistent with the pecu? liar business conditions existing in a city where the largest part of the pur? chasing public is not at liberty to do its shopping until after ii o'clock in the evening. Since the day when the clerks made such a fiasco of their attempt to organ? ize effectively Newport Mews has been extensively unionized along almost all labor lines. So ...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily press. — 25 October 1899

DAILY PRESS! _ C. E. THACKBR, Editor aad Manager, j PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING I EXCEPT MONDAY I BY THE j Dally Press Company j -.-j COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON- j TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 6 P. M. j TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER No employee of the Daily Press Com? pany is authorized to contract any obli? gation in the name of the company, or to make purchases in the name of the some, except upon orders signed by the PUBLISHER OF THE DAILY PRESS. POSTOFFICE BUILDING. Entered at the Newport Newa. Va., Poatofflce as second-class matter. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER, 27k I$09. PFIBLiC OPINl'O'X. In a recent address before the Brook? lyn Philosophical Society Mr. Gamaliel Bradford, of Boston, said: "'There is one feature above all by] which our government is different fn in any other in the world. There is to other in which the executive head is elected periodically by the votes of the whole l.pie. He holds the whole exec? utive power of the government, and must be responsible for the us...

Publication Title: Daily Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
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